I’m pecking along on my next novel here, but I thought I’d mention a bit of what’s going on in our lives as well. I called this blog Writing Like a Mother in part because I want to shed light on what it’s like to keep writing even when you’re very busy and juggling life with children. It’s important when you’re preparing to “be a writer” to actually be a writer, to write as often as possible on a schedule, no matter what. Trying to wait to write until the kids are grown or the debts are paid or the hair is all gray doesn’t make for a very satisfying writing life. Plus! Having too much to do makes it easier to get the…